Yoonjee Kwak is an artist and educator originally from South Korea. With a passion for expression through art, Yoonjee has worked in a variety of artist residencies and has taught workshops both nationally and internationally, while showcasing her art in numerous venues.
Yoonjee is a former Long–term resident artist of the Archie Bray Foundation, MT (2017–2019), and Pottery Northwest, WA (2021–2022). She received her MFA in ceramics from Rochester Institute of Technology, NY, and her BFA in ceramics and glass from Hong–Ik University in Seoul, South Korea.
In recognition of her exceptional talent, Yoonjee has been awarded the James Renwick Alliance Chrysalis Award for emerging artists in Ceramics (2020) and the Emerging Artist Award in Ceramics Monthly Magazine (2016). Currently, Yoonjee serves as the Ceramic Faculty in the Visual Arts Department at the prestigious Loomis Chaffee School in CT.